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involved in helping to stop and solve screams. more cameras to fight more crimes. the baltimore city police department's camera system hast just expanded. this foundation is providing a $53,200 grant that will allow police to act as private and public security scam raws at businesses and eventually home to the discretion of the owner. right now, baltimore city police have access is to more than 550 cameras to help them keep a watch out to crime. >> if something kicks off and goes awry, we could look at ure database and say, okay, this crime happened there. they have a camera. wow. let's check it out. >> reporter: this has credibilitied more than 12 -- to more than 1200 arrests. last year, this fatal shooting was caught on camera -- this has contributed to more than 1200 arrests. last year, the fatal shooting was caught on camera. >> if the crime happens inside of the store. we have to find out do you have a camera? is it operational? we already have that with this. >> reporter: and once the scene of a flash mob robbery say having police on their store is extra security they would expect. >>
mentioned, we have a heat advisory in effect for all those orange shaded counties, including baltimore city that just went into effect at noon, stays with us until 8 p.m. on the shore where you see the red colors that's an excessive heat warning that goes into effect on saturday. we're expecting these temperatures to continue to rise. for more we sent it to marty bass. >> reporter: good afternoon. i want to show you a graphic that -- just to be honest all the cards face up on the table i think we're being conservative in our heat index numbers. i'm going to give you a for example. today we're talking about 98 with a heat index of 103. well, we're at 94 now with the heat index of 101. we're looking at 5 to 7 degrees bump up in the feel of the moment. so the 103 and 103 today and tomorrow at 98 may be too low. what if we have to put a 7 degree on saturday's 103, 110 heat index. sunday 95 with still 100 to maybe 102 heat index. right there we're showing you the low ended. the high end -- the low end. the high end could be significantly more uncomfortable. we get into another difficulty. how ar
announced a partnership that will help baltimore city police fight crime. the city watch committee partnership inc. database a public and private security that allows quickly identifying surveillance tape in proximity to crime scenes. >> it will support the police department efforts to further reduce crime in our neighborhoods. >> authorities in queen anne's county say a half-dozen marijuana plants for found at the scene of that brush fire last month. the sheriff office says the plants, some of which were burned, were turned over to the county drug task force. natural resources officials confirmed there was evidence of a pot growing operation at the fire scene, but so far no arrests have been made. it is unclear if the fire was somehow related to the plants. several residents were forced from their homes. a prominent drug counselor in the region says he is seeing a dramatic shift in the use of opiates. deborah winger found out it is taking a deadly toll on the young people of suburbia. >> these women are bound by grief, loss, and heroin. all three mothers lost children to heroin. >
dot com--lash-foxbaltimore and on twitter.... "at fox baltimmre". agaii.. it all star. baltimore city fire chief jjmms clack says he may donate his recent pay hike to charity. given to clack by the mayor ee-3 has come under fire---- for it's bad timing.... hile the ccty closee fire houses and rasies health insurance premiums for fire fighhers.nnw clack ssys he wiil donate he foundation...... if rank aad file ffre fighters re not given the same increase in pay mayor has dfended the ct.the raise..... citing a steep decrease in city fire deaths under clack's leadership. thousands of dollars injecting dancers with silicone.... appeared in federal court to be sentenced.feddral prosectors say the woman actually uued super glue..... to keep the non-medical silicone froo leaking out. out.crime and jussice reporter joy lepola live outside the federal courthouse here the joy?ence was uss handed down. kimberly smedley was sentenced to hree years. in federal court.incue:agologized for her action over an 8 ear period.... the east coast injecting wooen often secretly meet with d custome
supply. home sales are trending up according to real estate data across the state. baltimore city is saying the biggest gains in value. prices have increased more than 46%. quex in as good news for all of us whether we own a home or not. it is good news for our jobs and good news for our economy. >> the governor's housing secretary and a city commissioner credited statewide initiatives. they did it in front of the east baltimore home of brandyon lurie. >> things are headed in the right direction. >> the new state initiatives including 1% interest. the targeted areas initiative offers a 2.8% cite rate. -- 2.8% rate. >> taking actions we know will work to protect and promote home ownership. >> the upward trend also boils down to more demand for houses and less supply. as homeowners poorhouses of the market to rent them. >> we're seeing a pullback and the supply of housing that forces people who would like to buy a house to be not so much a buyer's market for -- but perhaps a seller's market. >> the state received more economic it is this afternoon. all three bond rating agencies hav
. let's swing it around the area and again it's steady heavy rains around baltimore city. you go out towards the beltways and 70. columbia seeing pretty good down pours and out towards essex from 695 towards essex and the chesapeake is seeing good downpours of rain and north of town right around westminster still seeing some of the lightning bolts coming down and that's going to move towards the south and east. we have a flash flood warning in parts of frederick county and we will show you cooler temperatures coming up in a little bit guys.>> this week we will finally get some sort of reprieve from thestifling temperatures we have been experiencing. they blanketed much of the country and here in maryland it's been especially bad. this weekend temperatures in our area reached triple digits. making it uncomfortable anddownright dangerous. sherrie johnson joins with us more on what people are doing and those who fell victim to the heat. >> reporter: yes, finally a break from the heat we have learned so far in maryland, 13 people have died because of the extreme heat. that's according to
of the hoose and cooling off.at the end of the roland park parade, baltimore city firefighters pn five days.tte annual power meaning this year.special lisa ddvis: 1.29.43 "it's like camping in your own house. (laughter) i'm hoping it comes on soon."clive williims: 1.20.26 "not ideal, ut ttere &pyou go. there are a lot worst things in life." life."firefighters hut off pheevalves at 11:30.some people in tte roland park rea are being told it could be before thhir power willlbe pestored. b-g-e crews are continuing tt working overtime... to restore powerrto thoosands of customees. ccnter havv been workinn b-g-e cclled ii a eam of 38-. hundred people... including states.each are assigned to various sttrm roles.... many of them working 12 hours shifts. herees a look at the latestt power outage numbers at this hour:aacording to b-g-e'' website....total...anne city... bbltimore county... carroll county... howard coonty.... todaa marks the one year anniversary of the ddy casey anthony was acquitted in thh death of her daughter. daughter.aa to the charge f the jury find the defendant guiltylast
our area.in baltimore city... four school programs have been relocated. in baltimore county... eight schools are closed today. today.foo a list of affected schools.. go to foxbaltimooe dot com slash morning. 3 3 895 mmp 3 the dangerous temperatures are prompting state health officials to issueeheat advisories for all of maryland. maryland.megan gilliland is heee with ore on what you need to know to stay saae in good morning guys,we're talking about nother triple digit day... at this point... it's not just hot....it's dangerous out there. there.here ii the city... officials have extendee the code red heat alert through sunday... that meens 21- cooling centers will remain open through that time... inside you an cool down in the air conndtioninggand grab some free water. 2:08 i've been coming here cause i am a diabetic i have 3 high blood pressure and as you can see i have a water 20 22if you're not staying hydrated in this kiid of weather... heat exhaustton or heat stroke can result... potentially leading to brain &pdamageeorreven death.here aae out for... heavv sweating, muscle cr
in baltimore county. five of them have been in baltimore city. many of the victims have had underlying heart problems. and it certainly underscores how dangerous this heat can be. >> reporter: the death toll keeps rising across maryland, during one of the longest stretches of temperatures above 95 degrees in state history. and those who have to work outside are doing their best to stay hydrated and safe. >> it can get pretty hectic. have to drink a lot of fluids. have to keep you balanced. >> it's very, very bad. but we work because i need money. i need to pay the bills. i need --ue know. -- you know. we need work. >> reporter: most of the deaths have been in baltimore city, men, over 65, with heart problems. but no one is immune from the danger. >> the longer this goes on, as people become sort of used to it, they may lose sight of the fact that it continues to be a real hazard. >> we want to avoid any deaths at all. and if people stay cool and hydrated, we can avoid those negative outcomes. >> he's the biggest problem. pavement gets really hot. i try to keep really short walks. >> reporter
&baltimore city fire chief james clack says he mmy donate his recent pay hike to charity. charityythe two percenn raise given to claak by the mayor has come nder fire---- for it's bad timing.... while the rasies health insurance preeiums ffr fire fighters.now clack says he ill donate the raise to the baltimore fire foundation...... if rank and file fire fighters are not given the same increase in pay in their next contract.the raise..... citing a steep decreaae in city fire deathss under clack's leadershii. new toniggt... tonight...a baltimore city police officer who stole groceries from this food depot on belair road in northeast baltimore...haa been asked to &presign from the police force. investigators saa thaa in intentiinally under-charged her mother - detective darlene early - by about 300 dollars. both of them pled guilty.both oo them receeved probation before judgement.early also hassto re-pay the store. baltimore city police need finding the person in this sketch.the suspect is wanted for trying to sexually assaalt a oman near the intersection of liberty heights and wabash
, baltimore city firefighters offered refuge to kids and parents who haven't had power in five days.the annual tradition took on special &pmeaning this year. lisa davis: 1.29.43 "it's like caaping in your own house. (laughter) i'm hoping it comes on soon."clive williams: 1.20.26 "not ideal, but there you go. there are a lot worst things in liie." firefighters shut off the valves att11:300ssme people in of four days before their power will be restored. as we mentioned... thousands almost a week after the storm. hhre's a look at the latest num. numbers.accorddng to b-g-e's website... total...anne prundel county...baltimore city... baltimore county... carroll county... howard county... b-g-e crews are working powee to ttousands of customers.crews at the command center ave been working round the clock since friday.b-g-e hass alled in a team of 38- hundred people.. including reiiforcments from otherr parious storm roles.... many of them working 12 hours shifts. "iq: you think about it, they literally hit the rack.... oq: to have those types of hours." hourr."b-g-e expects to work throughoot the w
... a majority of the outages are in baltimore city. city.here's a look at the latest numbers... total- anne arundel-baltimore city- baltimore county- the damaging weather comes as more than 300 thousand people are preparing to attend artscape in the city. city. joel d. smith is live on the charles street bridge to see how the exhibits and tents survived the storm. good morning joel d. america's largest free arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over three days. artscape 350,000+ attendees over arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over arts festival, attracting america's largest free america's largest free arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over three days. artscape artists, 3 stages... 17 generators350k one hour earlier... 3 coming up... the number of whooping cough cases is expected to hit a record high this year. we'll tell you why... and the group of people who are most at risk. and we're continuing to follow breaking news out of colorado... where a shooting at a midnight showing of the new batman movie... leaves at least 14 people dead.the latest we're learni
it will continue to monitor the hot spottings -- spots. >>> pret ty soon baltimore city police will get help from thousands of electronic eyes. the new systems will allow businesses and residents to incorporate their security cameras into the city watch system. officers will be able to access registered camera systems in an area near a crime. >>> the man charged with killing unarmed florida teenager trayvon martin is speaking out about that faithful night. george zimmerman and his attorney talked about the killing. his regrets and he reached out to the teen's parents. randall pinkston has the latest for wjz. >> i do wish that there was something, anything i could have done that wouldn't have put me in the position where i had to take his life. >> george zimmerman says his confrontation with trayvon martin didn't last long before martin started throwing punches. in an interview zimmerman recould wanted how martin a-- recounted how martin approached him shortly after he called police about a suspicious person last february. >> he asked me what my problem was. i looked up and he punched me and broke
remains in the cecil county jail on the $200,000 bond. >>> baltimore city fire chief jim clack makes the decision regarding his controversial pay raise. his new contract gives him an 18% salary jump by 2018. the move has caused an uproar in the fire union since it comes as some firecompanies are being closed. today, chief clack says that firefighters do not get their pay raise, he will donate his to the city fire department's fire foundation. >>> well, we are enjoying another day of beautiful weather. lots of sunshine, with some scattered clouds. not too hot out there. just really perfect. meteorologist tim williams is updating our first warning conditions. >> >> we are looking at high pressure solidly in control in our forecast. but we have rain not too far from the south. but what that means is that clouds have been cast in our direction as a result of all of that shower activity and storms. all along that stationary front. that front was our friend. it's the front that changed all of our dynamics from the 100- degree temperatures a week ago. but it stalled to the south. clouds and
he leads police on a pursuit from baltimore city into anne arundel county. police tried to stop 26-year-old darryl watson jr. for a seat belt violation on druid hill avenue yesterday evening. but he took off, leading police on a pursuit to the edge of baltimore city, where they called off the chase. sky team followed the car on to route 100. the car andilted on to telegraph road and centers crossed the center line and slammed into another car. officers with canine caught him in a vacant house half a mile away. >> very scary, because had i left work when i was supposed to, i could have been a part of that accident, which, thank god, i stayed at work a little late. >> police say watson was not the owner of the vehicle he was driving and was in violation of a parole warrant no. one was injured during the chase. >> we knew storms were coming last night, but the rain was awfully heavy. currently more than 7,000 customers are still without power this morning, but that's down from nearly 30,000 since the storm first hit. take a look at some of the flooding in the fells point area last nig
decades on the baltimore city police force. but now an officer is forced to resign in disgrace. mary is in the newsroom with more on this case. >> reporter: the detective and her daughter both pleaded guilty today to theft. police sayanderson undercharged her mother. as she brought groceries at this food depot. a security officer spotted what was going on and alerted managers. today, early received probation judgment. early must serve three months probation. >>> anderson received six months supervised probation. air a woman who injected potentially deadly substances. wjz is live in federal court. mike hellgren with more on the sentence and reaction to it. mike? >> vic, she says she was just trying to feed her family and told the judge she accepted responsibility. in addition to those three years, she get a $25,000 fine, far less than the $2 fifty,000 fine the government wanted. can't say anything. >> she said she was just trying to get people to feel better about themselves. never realizing the danger. federal prosecutors say it was industrial grade. the kind used in paint and furnit
sunset...//. the... search... resumes tom'w. 3 baltimore city police...need your help... fighting back.../ investigating... a ...triple shooting... this morning... in... north baltimore... that... left... one person dead. police say... two suspects ... entered... a home... near lothian... and... turnbridge road.../ the... suspects... then shot... three people... inside the home..../ a,... male victim... was shot in the head.../ he... later died..../ no... word ...on the condition... of... the other... two victims.... .or... the whereabouts of the suspects. baltimore police... arrest ...32- year- old... eras-mo... sandobal... and... 30- year- old... alberto ramos...//for... a shooting... at... a... southeast baltimore bar...//.it... happened saturday ... at... the "rancho blanco".... on... south fagley street.../.police... say... the 2... entered the bar.. / then... shot the victim...//. one... man... was detained... in... the bar.../ the... other ... ran away..../ th
. >>> this is wjz tv, wjz hd, and wjz.com, baltimore. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood, now it's complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> deadly weather, scorching summer temperatures kill. >> tonight, the race to get power back on for thousands as the heat rises. >>> hello, everyone. >> here's what people are talking about tonight. >> a heat wave takes over maryland. today the sun sizzled with temperatures approaching 100 degrees, making it extremely uncomfortable to be outside. no electricity. tonight, late rainstorms knocked out power to hundreds of fragile homes that had just been restored. wjz is live with extensive coverage. let's begin live in north baltimore with the latest on just how deadly this weather has been. >> reporter: it's hard to believe it's been nearly a week since this storm hit and debris like this still litters the street with triple digit temperatures and power outages, eight heat-related deaths have been reported in maryland. medics rushed to help davis, he and wiz wife stuck in their sweltering apartment with no power. >> i had a heat
. baltimore city fire chief james clack says he's considering donating hiss recent pay hike to charity. ggven to clack y the mayor... has come under fire for it's bad timing.the city is in the process oo closing fire companies... and raising health insurance remiums for fire fighters.clack says he baltimore fire foundation... - if fire fighters are not given the same increase in pay in their next contract.the mayor has defended the raisee.. &pciting a steep decrease in city fire deaths under clack's leaddrship. a altimore city police officer whoostooe groceries from a northeast baltimore grocerr store... as been asked to resign from the police force.investigators say back in marrh... ciara anderson intentionally under-charged her mother... &pdetective darlene early... by about 3-hundred dollars.both offthem pled guilty... and reccived probation before juugment.early was also ordered to re-pay the sttre. an afternoon n the park... takes an unnxpected turn for some msterdam teens. teens.take a ook at what happens... when they're out filming some asual skateboarding. (please bleep out s
wants to rewrite the rules on social media. >> the latest heated battle in baltimore city's fire department is over twitter and what firefighters can and can't post on social media. it comes after some criticism of the mayor and chief online, including con controversy over the chief's pay raise when fire documents are closing. one tweet said, save yourself, there's no medics but you can call the mayor on the video phone. the department says the new guidelines are not to effect free speech. >> simply to establish concise guidelines and bount bound -- boundaries for which our members are communicate concerns. >> still the firefighters union is troubled enough that they're meeting with lawyers and the department next week. >> that's our main concern is firefighters are protected. that's our only concern. >> i want to make sure our remembers are covered -- members are covered. >> the employees can face punishment in limited situations. the maryland general assembly that says you do not have to share your user names and passwords with your employers. >> it's like tapping a phone and l
. >> this is millions of dollars for the state of maryland fork prince george's county and baltimore city. >> reporter: baker wants governor o'malley to call a special session of the legislature in order to expand the number of gaming sites in maryland from five for six and put that new casino at the national harbor in prince george's. >> i feel like progress is being made. >> reporter: but the governor won't call a special session at least until he has agreement from house leaders like speaker michael bush who has said he doesn't think expanded gambling would pass right now. the governor is prying to ease political rivalry among competing counties by creating a new gambling commission which would decide on things like gaming tax rates. >> perhaps now, there is the opportunity for the house leadership to coalesce around their leader and, if so, we could get this done, i think, and in pretty short order. >> reporter: while we can't tell you if or what governor o'malley would call a special session on gambling, what we can tell you is that not everybody is on board with this idea especially the people w
-- this is not a one state problem. this is a national problem. >> baltimore's city crumbling system supplies the entire region. >> even with water rates going up 9% and $300 million in replacement pipe going on in the next 5 years many fear it's not enough to keep up with the ageing system. >> the senator wants a federal trust fund. >> there's an ongoing degregs of these systems and it's putting our human health at risk. >> a temp raur -- temporary water system finally allowed businesses to reopen. >> they need to fix them, repair them and replace them. other wise, this is going to happen a lot. using high-tech equipment this was a bigger main that was discovered about to crack prompting people to conserve water while it's fixed. >> if we can make repairs and replacement prior to an emergency arises that's always the best approach. >> many wonder when and where will the next emergency strike. >> reporter: regarding the continuing work here downtown, i asked if they were sticking to their 3 week estimate and they said yes but it's like when you go to the mechanic with the car and get under th
at the updated numbers. baltimore county still has it the worst with nearly 20,000 out. baltimore city, howard county and anne arundel county are also hit hard. in total, about 44,000 bge customers are without power right now. >> well, here's more frustrating news for those in the dark. this heat is growing more intense. emergency rooms are starting to fill up with patients who are dehydrated or worse. monique griego has late word on moredeaths linked to this receipt heat wave. >> reporter: another day under a vicious sun, as triple-digit temperatures bear down on baltimore. >> the humidity has made it unbearable. doesn't matter if you're in the shade or in the sun. >> i'm sweating water now. i feel like a walking river right now. >> reporter: people sweating it out in the city, try to refuel, create their own shade, or simply ditch a few layers in an effort to stay cool. >> it's horrible. hot and sweaty is not a good feeling. >> on the way to keep cool. umbrella, fans and water. >> reporter: but when it's in hot, the weather isn't just uncomfortable. it can be dangerous. >> we definitely see
on the issue on the november ballot. >>> under armor honors a baltimore city schoolteacher for redefining what it means to be a female athlete. kaitlyn lodis is one of four winners. she trained girls for 10 weeks until they could run 1 million and tracked all of their progress online. she now gets an underarmor sponsorship deal that includes training and athletic gear. >>> syria's president disappears as the un getting ready to vote to end the violence there. where he may have gone. >> let's hear it for the girls, actresses dominate this year's emmy dominations. >> tim williams will be back with your updated first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,, [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway: the new santa fe steak melts. get extra grande flavor with the santa fe steak & bacon melt. juicy steak, crispy bacon, and melted cheese with creamy santa fe caesar. or try adding egg for a santa fe steak, bacon & egg melt -- a favorito for breakfast but muy bueno any time of day. get to your local subway and claim your steak today -- with new santa fe steak melts. subway. eat fresh. >>> it's partly
probaaion beforr judgment. early was also ordered to re-pay the store. baltimore city fire chieff james clack says he's considering donating his recent pay hike to charity.the 2-percent raise given to clacc fire for it's bad timing.the r - city is innthe process of closing fire companies... and raasing health insurance premiums for fireefighters. clack says he willldonate the raise to the baltimore fire foundation... if fire fiihters are not given the samm increase in pay in their next contract.the mayor has defended the raise... citing a steep decrease in city fire leadership.r clack's the special prosecutor in the trayvon martin case... released a ttove of evidence thursday.george zimmerman... the neighborhood watch volunteer who killed 17-year- old trryvon martin... says he acced in self-defense.as ed payne explains... the newly interviews wiih more than 30 pe. people. 3&ws --forrthe fiist time, we'r seeing imaaes oo the hoodie trayvon martin wore the night he was shot in the chest. george ziimerran was characterized by tte sanford police department'sslead investigator as "overzzalou
the flashing blue light has become synonymous with baltimore city as a one-eyed mascot on a beer can. for better or worse it is baltimore and a crime fighting tool mayor stephanie rawlings-blake has been looking to double down on since her days as council president. a bet she cashed in at wednesday morning's board of estimates meeting. >> the security cameras will be used in the application. when the database is complete it will allow police and control rooms to immediately identify a particular area where a crime is. >> reporter: thanks to a donation by the abel foundation the city will now develop a way for businesses and residents to opt in to the existing city watch grid. basically giving police access to the security cameras when a crime happens near them. it's optional but could exponentially increase the reach of catching crime on tape or preventing it. >> when you give us access to the cameras inside of the locations it just further stretches our arms. it gives us more ability to solve crimes. >> reporter: the police department is on board as this new application would gi
. >> reporter: most of the deaths have have been in baltimore city. older men, with heart problems. but no one is immune. >> people may lose sight of the fact that it continues to be a real hazard. >> we want to avoid any deaths at all. and if people stay cool and hydrated, we can avoid those negative outcomes. >> heat is a big problem. try to take the dog out. and the pavement gets really hot. try to keep really short walks. >> reporter: some are enjoying being outside in the hazy sunshine. >> to me, laying out in the sun is ther putic. and -- therapeutic and clears my mind and thoughts. when you can't afford tanning, you improvise. >> i saw the temperature tomorrow. and i thought, how far away can i get if i start driving now? [ laughter ] >> reporter: and the state has activated its emergency heat plan. right now, there is an emergency meeting of the city council to discuss the response to this heat wave. reporting live in hampden, mike hellgren, week eyewitness news. >> mike -- wjz eyewitness news. >> mike, thank you. bge and thousands of out-of- town crews continue to work to get people b
of which have been in baltimore city. and that danger is why doctors are telling people to stay out of the sun or find a cool place to cool off. >> reporter: another day under a vicious sun, as triple digit temperatures bear down on baltimore. >> the humidity has made it unbearable. doesn't matter if you're in the shade or in the sun. >> i'm sweating water now. i feel like a walking river right now. >> reporter: people sweating it out in the city. try to refuel. create their own shade, or simply ditch a few layers in an effort to stay cool. >> it's horrible. because it's so hot and sweaty. and it's just the noad -- not a good feeling. >> keeping cool with umbrella, water. >> reporter: but when it's this hot, the weather isn't just uncomfortable, it can also be dangerous. >> we definitely see a lot more people coming in who are dehydrated. they're not anticipating it. >> reporter: dr. michael witting works in the e.r.a. the -- e.r., the maryland medical center. he says people come in dehydrated, confused and weak. but it can get worse. >> the heat has been blamed for eight deaths in
them the unions representing baltimore city fire fighters bbss could geta two percent r raise. chief james clack earns 161- thousand dollarsa year.but payor stephanierawlings- blake...wants to give him a raise ofmore than three strong recordwhich includes a drop in thenumber of fire fatalities. but union leaders...ssythat's unfair. (campbell) "we were told to live with zero percent, i don't have a rrblem with that if everyone's going to feel the pain, everybody eels the pain i don't have an issue with it, and as far as iim concerned, the chief of the turn the raiss down and say if my folks get a raise, i'm not going to accept raise." raise."the board of estimates plans to vvte on the raisefor chief clack tomorrow. there are predictions tonight that it'll be another losing year for the baltimore grand pr. prix.... last year's race was a hit with ans... but racked up more than 12 million dollarss in debt.the new organizers, race on, say they expect to lose money this year... buu they're promisinn to pay the bills.tickets went on sale in may... but the group is still struggling to
floor and spread to the roof. the fire has been ruled accidental. >>> the baltimore city fire department is changing its social media guidelines. alex demetrick from the newsroom, with what is bringing about the change. alex. >> according to our media department, the baltimore sun, they are taking a second look at its rules on social media. fire department says they may soon change their rules on comments. this comes after some firefighters wrote inappropriate, insensitive, or inaccurate information on websites like twitter. some firefighters say policies could hinder their constitutional rights to free speech. the city's police force is also reportedly working on its policy as well. mary? >> sounds like complaints posted on twitter include the city's decision to close three fire companies for budgetary reasons. and the approval of a raise for baltimore's fire chief. >> nationwide outrage. a report finds that top school officials at penn state, including legendary coach joe paterno, covered up child sex abuse by jerry sandusky. joe paterno's family is file fighting back. >> we are here t
a baltimore city schoolteacher for redefining what it means to be an athlete. the teacher trained 12 girls for ten weeks until they could run a mile and track their progress online. she get an underarmor sponsorship gear. >> they can do more than run a mile. those dpicials are fit. >>> coming up, a deadly blast, 7 people killed when a bomb goes off on a bus full of israeli tourists. israel's government is vowing revenge. >> my whole body was on fire. >> man fighting against death after being bitten by a rattlesnake. >> reporter: michael phelps says this will be his last olympics. >> more chances of showers headed our way. and i'll have your complete first warning forecast coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, [ crows cawing ] [ male announcer ] strange things happen in the black forest. [ metallic bell toll ] [ car speeding down the road, lightning strikes ] where things aren't always what they seem. [ wolves howling ] because thrills hide in the shadows just waiting at every turn. [ coaster whoosh ] brave the black forest on verbolten. the all-new multi-launch coaster. only at busch gardens. >>>
in baltimore city. ba [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. happy friday. i am jennifer franciotti. >> i am stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> will be close to 100 the next couple days. but relief is in sight. it will
. dark.it didn't stoppmany -&peo houseeand coooinn off.at the &pend of thh roland park parade baltimore city firefighters pprentsswho haven't had ppwer in five days.thh annnal tradition took on sppcial meaning this year. 3 "it's likeecamping in your pwn house. (laughter) i'm soonn" "not ideal, but theree you go. there are a loo worst liie..firefiihters shut off the valvee att11:30.some people in the oland park area are being tood it could be another three of four dayss before theirrpower wwlllbe restored. thousands of peoplespent this parrdes.johnnrydell was in towson...where thousandsturned 3uu...despite the heat... (rydell) "even ttough this parade starred at 10:30 this morning, by the time it ended it was well over 90 degrees, and that's whyya lot offfooks &pthouggt the best pllce to be was n the shade."((bands)) &psure it's hhttoutside...but after all...this ii...the fourth of july.((nats))ann it prowd.they're hereewwth fammly and friends...tt celebrate... &piidepedence day. (ettlin) "yo need to salute and celebratt our ccuntry and the veterans who fought in the wars." ((nntss)(bb
:47 right now. and there's a new blueprint for improving the baltimore city police department. the fraternal order of police created a plan to cut crime and taxes. union leaders say that the department needs to enhance recruiting and officer benefits if they want to continue with recent success in cutting violent crime. >> you have an fop here saying we don't need more police. what we need is better policing, a better deployment of the resources and taking better care of the police officers on the street who got the job done for you over the last four, five years. >> wants the department to require new recruits to have completed either two years of college or military service. the union brought in a consulting group and compared the city's police department to those in other major cities to come up with the list of recommendations. >>> hundreds of public service workers in scranton, pennsylvania including the mayor have now cut their pay to minimum wage. the mayor went against the court order when he slashed the wages. he says the city had no choice with a $16 million deficit and simply can'
on fox.a disabled woman is suiig baltimore city community college for discrimination ... after she says a teacher called her stupi! stupid!carla dilone says she was constantly hhmiliated by her former teachers at b-c-c-c. but now she's takinn the college to school on a 10- million dollar discrimination lawsuit... and so far... she's winning!she was diagnosed with mulptiple sclerosis back in 2001...and in 2006, she enrolled in school.but now she's claiming the teachers ignored her disability needs... and even insulted her dilone filed complaints with the college... but says they went ignored. 19:15 i had to endure in front of the class her calling me stupid, telling me i'm too stupid to be in college, disability students have no business going to college 24 24last month, the court entered a "judgment by defaultt in dilone's favor ... because the school failed to respond in time. the school doesn't comment on pending litigation. the next hearing is scheduled for august 10th. shocking video.. .of a little girl fighting off her attacker in philadelphia. philadelphia.juss moments before...
? the baltimore city fire department wants new guidelines on what they can post on social media. wjz is live downtown. mike hellgren takes us behind the controversy. mike? >> reporter: mary, the department says this is not about silencing its critics. and wjz has learned union leaders will meet with department officials early next week to hash it all out. >> reporter: the latest heated battle in baltimore's fire department is over twitter. and what firetbieters can and can't post on -- firefighters can and can't post on twitter. it includes controversy over the chief's pay raise when fire companies are closing. one tweet read, save yourself. there are no medics. but you can call the mayor on her video phone. another questions how can the chief and mayor spat in your face. they say the new guidelines are notsz to re -- not to repress free speech. >> simply to establish concise guidelines and boundaries for which our members can communicate concerns. but it must be done, you know, decently and orderly. >> reporter: still, the firefighters union is troubled enough that they're meeting with lawy
thousand of them are n baltimore county... ...and about 20 thousand are in baltimore city.b-g-e as restored power to neerly 690-thousand people who loss power uring the stoom ...and its these last power problems hat may be most difficult to fix. thousands of field aad support forces..... some coming rom as far as quebec... are aggressively working to restore service to those still daak.... karen parks is live at the -g-e staging area where some of those crrws are pust coming in after a long day at work......karen? karen? there are crews here ffom canada....georgia..... flooiiaajust to name a restoring ppwer o the nearly 40 thousand still in the dark... dark.... 3 its truly a team ffort... more than four thousand bge....contract and out off staae ield and support forces will contiiue to work around the clock unttl each and everyy ccews got hhre sunday..... and all describe the restoration to be difficult......one worker frro mississippi compares it to thh restoratioo efforts afterrhurricane katrina. &p (31:09) in mississippi we had total devvstation of just ab
, about 45,000 bge customers are without power. baltimore city, baltimore county, still the hardest hit areas. stay with wjz for first warning weather coverage all summer long. for the updated forecast and a look at live doppler radar, log onto week.com. >>> the body of a man believed to be a missing jet skier is recovered in baltimore county. 47-year-old harry gillis was last seen early tuesday in essex. that afternoon, his jet ski was found drifting with the keys in the ignition. the coast guard searched a six- mile stretch of back river wednesday. last evening a body washed up near a dock. an autopsy will confirm the identity of the man and how he died. >>> the neighborhood watch volunteer who killed an unarmed florida teenager, could go free. a judge granted zimmerman bail for a second time. randall pinkston reports for wjz from new york. >> reporter: a judge set bail for george zimmerman at $1 million. that's a lot more than the $150,000 bond he was released on in april. but the judge revoked that bond last month, after prosecutors said zimmerman and his wife misled the court about
anne arundel county will get its money and baltimore city will get its money. >> the city delegation will meet in a week. the governor is expected to sign in the next few days. >> we have learned that authorities discovered half a dozen marijuana plants at the scene of last month's brush fire. [unintelligible] resources officials say there was evidence that the fire scene. they have made no arrests. it is unclear if the fire -- if the evacuations were related to the pot operation. we know more about the night george zimmerman shot trayvon martin. he is facing a murder charge. he spoke publicly last night in an interview on fox news channel. >> his message was clear and direct. in an interview on stocks news -- fox news, george zimmerman discussed the night he shot and killed trib and martin. -- trayvon martin. >> started bashing my head into the concrete. at he broke my nose, i started yelling for help. >> he says he and martin l. reached for the gun -- a gun he fired one time, taking the teen- ager's life. there is nothing he would have done differently, he says. >> this was all got
195. now if you are in baltimore city another accident. it's going to be right on west baltimore street at mount street. and heavy delays down in the inner harbor that's all due to the water main break. light street is shut down that's right between baltimore streetling and lombard street. definitely use mass transit if you can or always stick with hopkins place or fayette street. there's a detour if place but do -- detour in place but do allow yourself some extra time. the outer loop will remaybe that way down to route 40 and here's the beltway looking like in overly at bel air road. the outer loop also picking up up towards loch raven boulevard but fortunate no knobs down -- problems down to 95. if you want a chance to win a $600 gas gift card. go to my facebook page. >>> who wouldn't love to hit the day spa with your pets? sometimes the tags and cats they -- dogs is cats they need r&r. >> they work so hard in the home. best friends forever. get it fur ever. they are the doggie day care and overnight resort and they open august 1st. cockeysville. it will feature a canine senior
prooing a fattl shootiig are involving a baltimore city police officer.it happened roeder explains what we now know about the shootingg it all began here ----the &-eleven... aa the corner of belvedere and reisterstown road.somene callee with police was armed with a ggn.and when officers arrivedd.. the man in question -- took off... runnnng.33:34 "behind this hhre muffler shop where ttey caught him up there."a couple blockssaway... on arubutus avenue... an officer spotted the susppct... and shht.one bullet hit him... and he fell here on the street.right outsiie stan hall's fronttdoor. stan hall: 29:19-29:34 "it woke mm up. i juuped oot of bed and lookeddout the window and poliie stanning overrthe guy.... saiddabout 4 or 5 move."the ound - he sayy - was startling... evvn in july ... when eighborhood kids... and fireworks... that's ots - fireworks. (smiles)"police say the unidentified suspect - was a man in his early 20's. and pe waa armed... with a semi- a seei-automatic."carl carney not only livvs nearby... but stops here at the store almostt every morning..uckily - not today. 37:47 "i'
baltimore city and the 4th is from montgomery are county. remember to head to abc2news.com to find the closer cooling center in your community. >>> a new law will be signed in anne arundel county that will help future drownings, it requires a defibrillator to be installed in all public pools in the county and all lifeguards will be trained on how to use that equipment. a bill was named for conner freed, he died at the pool six years ago, if the defibrillator at that pool, she believes her son would still be alive. >>> you can certainly expect delayings along york road -- delays along york road again today. the water main broke again, so that is twice in two days. it has been fixed in one point, that's the southbound side as crews work to repair that area, so keep that a in mind if your travels take you around that area. the west coast ask you probably were asleep before that final pitch and here's what you missed, they lost to los angeles, they blew a lead but the final score was 9-7. mark reynolds and ryan flattery hit homers in the 2nd, and baltimore rather head 7-3. but the ange
zero in new york city. that is a total of 641 miles. we caught up with them in baltimore today, as they ran through our city. the run will raise money for the wiewrnded warrior project that helps-- wounded warrior project that helps raise money for injured servicemen. >> good luck to them. >> semper fi. >>> still ahead. missing from capitol hill. what is keeping congressman jesse jackson, jr., from work. and what his father is saying today. >>> fierce flooding and rain fills up texas and one roadside rescue. >>> i remember wanting to get there. >> the victim turns into the rescuer. how an injured surgeon's quick thinking helped save a paramedic's life. >>> it is a mild summer afternoon. but could the heat be getting cranked back up? well, tim hinted at it. stay with us. your updated first warning weather forecast is coming up. ,,,, hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> it's partly cloudy. 85 degrees in central maryland right now. the complet
of maryland, millions of dollars for prince george's county and baltimore city. >> reporter: baker wants governor o'malley to call a special session of the legislature in order to expand the number of gaming sites in maryland from five to six and put that new casino at the national harbor in prince george's. >> i feel like progress is being made. >> but the governor won't call a special session at least until he has agreement from house leads are like speaker michael bush who has said he doesn't think expanded gambling would pass right now. the governor is trying to ease political rivalry among competing counties by creating a new gambling commission which would decide on things like gaming tax rates. >> perhaps now, there is the opportunity for the house leadership to coalesce around their leader and, if so, we could get this done, i think, in pretty short order. >> reporter: now, while we can't tell you if or when governor o'malley would call a special session on gambling, what we can tell you is not everybody is on board with this idea, especially the people who have invested millions
baltimore city community college for discrimination ... after she says a teacher called her stupi! stupid!carla dilone says she was constantly humiliated by her former teachers at b-c-c-c. but now she's taking the college to school on a 10- million dollar discrimination lawsuit... and so far... she's winning!she was diagnosed with mulptiple sclerosis back in 2001...and in 2006, she enrolled in school.but now she's claiming the teachers ignored her disability needs... and even insulted her dilone filed complaints with the college... but says they went ignored. 19:15 i had to endure in front of the class her calling me stupid, telling me i'm too stupid to be in college, disability students have no business going to college 24 24last month, the court entered a "judgment by default" in dilone's favor ... because the school failed to respond in time. the school doesn't comment on pending litigation. the next heaaing is scheduled for august 10th. take a look at this shocking video.. .of a little girl fighting off her attacker in before... she was walking with her two year old brother... when
driving in baltimore city tonight could be very tricky because we have closure ares due to the water main break. light street closed, also east lombard. take charles street, calvert or fayette. the north side inner loop stop and go. on the west side, traffic is crawling there arnold to security boulevard. 70 westbound, that's going to be a struggle for you. northbound 95 just bumper to bumper there from the beltway on the southwest side over to the tunnel. as far as accidents go, in hartford down, emerton road. in rose dale west lexington at north carry and also patterson avenue at wall bash. let's take a live along on the beltway there. around the 83 split, plenty of heavy traffic. allow yourself some extra time to get through. this traffic report is brought to you by subway. stop in and try the santa fe bake melt. eat fresh. >>> thousands of firefighters from around the east coast are arriving in baltimore for one of the largest public safety conferences in the nation. mike schuh reports, they are issued a serious challenge right from the start. >> as the firefighters pipe and drums war
. >> reporter: like the fire department, baltimore city police are also working on a social media policy. they say no specific problems issue are behind that push. >> and both the police and fire departments are looking at what department negligence are the cities have done. as well as professional organizations to develop their new guidelines. reporting live downtown, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> all right. thank you, mike. the department has no official deadline to put the social media policies into effect. >>> maryland firefighters rescue a dozen people. take a look at the scene. 17 people were trapped by the flame. and quickly rescued by firefighters. eventuallily, the fire went to three alarms. no one was injured. the fire caused $1.5 million in damage. >>> a new law trying to catch up to technology and the danger it poses on the road. maryland, it's now illegal to text while driving. alex demetrick reports, police are starting to enforce it. >> it's day one for a new patrol in anne arundel county. in a half dozen marked and unmarked units. the new target? >> trying to fin
. with all the clouds out there, pretty much up this morning. 71 in baltimore. and ocean city coming in at 65 degrees. we will have a moisture feed in here from the atlantic. we will show outair afterhigh pressure and i have the ocean city forecast coming up. but the weather pattern we do have that stationary front to the south. what is giving us the lift for the showers this morning. and high pressure that's what i am talking about that's going to feed in the moisture that we are getting throughout the day. and as we look towards the weekend, well, that stationary front is going to a move through as a warm front bringing in the humidity and the heat. so all that nice pleasant weather we are dealing with for the past several days that's going to be pretty much out of here going into the weekend. future trend picking up on clouds for today. a few showers around us not ruling out a scattered shower or isolated shower throughout the day. today's temperature coming in around 88 degrees. and here's the forecast for gameday. 58, a slight chance of rain and they will play the tigers. here's the beac
and mismanagement in the agency charged with managing public housing in baltimore. the senator received a response which he says does little to end his concerns that the federal government is not holding cities like baltimore accountable. 44:06 "this is a shortcoming of the department of housing on urban development here in washington d.c. they aren't doing their job of oversight to make sure that the tax money's spent wisely" wisely"baltimore housing authority officials say the senator's concerns are baseless. a brush fire leads investigators to a drug operation on the eastern shore. paul gessler spent the afternoon on kent island.paul, what did firefighters find? marijuana plants, jeff... several of them burned up in the brush fire off romancoke road last month.others that were found were destroyed. forestry officials discovered the grow operation during last month's 50- acre brush fire. the fire threatened several homes off romancoke road.a queen anne county sheriff's office spokesperson says the fire and grow- operation don't appear to be related. linda gillis, kent island: "given the odd thin
in the plane. he survived and is recovering. >>> underarmor honors a baltimore city schoolteacher for refining what it means to be a woman athlete. she trained girls for 10 weeks until they would run 1 mile. she gets an underarmor sponsorship deal that includes training and athletic gear. stay with wjz 13, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> jeff daniels approves. he says good music. welcome back to "cbs this morning." we've been watching jeff daniels in memorable roles for three decades, like "dumb and dumber," "terms of endearment" and god of carnage. >> he takes on the role of an anchor man with personal demons. >> your father, he was an abusive alcoholic. >> i didn't say that. >> but he was, right? >> you got that in the 40 minutes that i've been sitting here that seemed like a week and a half? can i have a prescription now? >> he hit you? >> come on. >> he hit you, right? >> how many times did you see goodwill hunting? >> he hit you, yes. he hit your mother. >> yes. >> you have a brother, two sisters. he hit them, right? >> look, he didn't hit anybody once i was old enough to hit him back. >> jeff daniels
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